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Sleepless in Oxford
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Sleepless in Oxford replied to Ellen's discussion My Story... in the group Widowed in 2020
"Ellen, My wife had cervical cancer.  The first time was 5 years ago when she was only 45.  She went thru chemo and was in remission for 3 years. In 2019 it came back, very rapidly and had spread to her lungs and lymphatic system.  She…"
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Estragon replied to Sleepless in Oxford's discussion Relationship with daughters? in the group Widowed in 2020
"The point on distancing is well taken, but IMHO best addressed as would any other behavior of concern.  If Sleepless's daughter is remotely like mine at that age, wild horses couldn't keep them from hanging out with their friends one…"
5 hours ago
Estragon replied to Sleepless in Oxford's discussion Relationship with daughters? in the group Widowed in 2020
"Yeah, I've read some who say the second year is worse than the first.   The thought that it could get worse was pretty discouraging.  The people saying that seemed to be just getting to the point where the reality was sinking…"
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Sleepless in Oxford replied to Ellen's discussion My Story... in the group Widowed in 2020
"Ellen thanks for your post.  I can't imagine your situation.  I just lost my wife, life partner, mother of my children...I'm stuck dealing with her art gallery, which is defunct, first due to covid, then her death. …"
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Sleepless in Oxford replied to Sleepless in Oxford's discussion Relationship with daughters? in the group Widowed in 2020
"Thanks for the reply Maggie! good idea and good advice.  I can easily print any digital photo and hand write a personal message to me daughters on the back. LOL they do have friends in Columbus...but they are not like us!  They are not…"
15 hours ago
Sleepless in Oxford replied to Sleepless in Oxford's discussion Relationship with daughters? in the group Widowed in 2020
"Thanks for the reply.  I'm looking forward to the day that isn't horrible.  I hope i can feel a little better in 6 months.  Thinking it will take years, is unbearable. "
15 hours ago
Estragon replied to Sleepless in Oxford's discussion Relationship with daughters? in the group Widowed in 2020
"Hi.  I'm at just over 6mos out from my wife's sudden death.  We were together for 40+ years, and had two twin daughters and a son together.  The girls are in their mid-30s.  A bit older than yours, but it sounds like…"
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Relationship with daughters?

My wife of 24 years died just over two months ago.  I thought it would start getting easier by now, but after reading this forum and a couple books on grieving, I’m beginning to understand why it’s not.  The fact that it takes most people years to become “normal” again, is so depressing.  I need to function.  I need to work.  My daughter are depending on me to fill in for mom with daily things and support them thru college.  I’m struggling to be a single parent, especially with two daughter…See More
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Sleepless in Oxford commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2020
"My wife of 24 years passed away on June 6th, 2020 after a 5 year battle with cancer.  I miss her everyday and cannot image happiness without her."
Jul 23
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for Sleepless in Oxford
"Welcome to Widville, Sleepless in Oxford. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here. Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum…"
Jul 21

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At 9:09pm on July 21, 2020, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Sleepless in Oxford. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

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